The heat is on for 4 more years: Extreme temperatures expected through 2022 The heat is on for 4 more years: Extreme temperatures expected through 2022

This summer's heat has shattered records around the Northern Hemisphere. New research suggests this could be only the beginning of a four-year warm spell as human-caused global warming and natural factors combine to heat the planet.        

yesterday, 21:10
The Interpreter: Why Inflation Is Bad for Populist Strongmen The Interpreter: Why Inflation Is Bad for Populist Strongmen

Turkey’s president appears to be going down a perilous path traversed by the failed strongmen of Venezuela and Zimbabwe.

today, 0:09
Bus Crash Kills 24 in Ecuador Bus Crash Kills 24 in Ecuador

A bus apparently lost its brakes, then hit another vehicle at high speed before smashing into several houses.

today, 2:19
Burma's Karen refugees face dwindling aid, struggle with depression and suicides Burma's Karen refugees face dwindling aid, struggle with depression and suicides

Kyawsay and his girlfriend Nawehkohloh were teenagers in love, looking for a silver lining in their dire situation.

today, 15:35
Foe accused by Maduro says Venezuela military is fracturing Foe accused by Maduro says Venezuela military is fracturing

The exiled opposition leader accused by Venezuelan authorities of directing a failed plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro says the greatest threat to the embattled socialist leader may be his detractors in uniform standing quietly behind him.

today, 6:01
ACLU: Federal agencies setting 'trap' to deport immigrants ACLU: Federal agencies setting 'trap' to deport immigrants

A civil rights group is arguing that federal immigration officials are violating the rights of immigrants seeking legal status by setting a deportation "trap" at their required interviews.

yesterday, 21:30
Turkey frees 2 Greek soldiers jailed since March 1 Turkey frees 2 Greek soldiers jailed since March 1

Turkey has released from prison two Greek soldiers held for almost six months for allegedly illegally crossing the border between the two countries, in a move Greece's prime minister welcomed as "an act of justice."

yesterday, 21:02
Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 19 Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 19

Ecuadorean officials say at least 24 people died and another 19 were injured when a long-distance bus overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital

yesterday, 21:28
Judge may acquit women or call defense in Kim Jong Nam trial Judge may acquit women or call defense in Kim Jong Nam trial

Two Southeast Asian women on trial in Malaysia for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half-brother could be acquitted Thursday or called to enter their defense in a case that has gripped the world.

today, 3:12